Jon Crawford (Musician)
|Born||January 11, 1969|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, Producer, Studio owner|
|Labels||Eenie Meenie, Colony Records, Extablisment|
|Associated acts||Goldenboy, The Research Chymicals, Moonwash Symphony|
Jon Crawford (born January 11, 1969) is an American musician and producer, studio owner, and former drummer of the band Goldenboy. He has been a member of numerous national and local touring acts, often performing as the house drummer of the venue The Press in Claremont, CA. In addition, Crawford is a producer with numerous credits to his name as well as a music studio in Claremont, CA named Multiverse Musicworks. One notable production of the studio was "It Takes A Village" by Joe Atman, an album for which Crawford gathered together numerous Claremont, CA based musicians. The project received local and regional media coverage.
Jon Crawford grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of Walnut, California. He graduated from Walnut High School in 1987 and attended Cal Poly Pomona for college. Beginning in 1988, Jon pursued a life in music, forming numerous bands before settling on an extended stint with Moonwash Symphony, a band which toured extensively around the Los Angeles and Southland area. They released a CD together with several other musicians from the Pomona Arts Colony, including Edward Tessier's band The Undertoad, on a compilation album called The Big Balloon Theory. He then joined Shon Sullivan in the band Goldenboy. Sullivan was a musician who had performed with Elliot Smith and others in the Silverlake, CA music scene. That band went on to achieve numerous media mentions and toured nationally several times with bands such as The Rentals.
In 1996, Jon Crawford started his own recording studio where he produced, engineered, recorded and mixed numerous records for bands such as Goldenboy, Mick Rhodes and the Hard Eight, Joe Atman, Kirsten Opstad, and numerous others He continues to be a fixture on the Claremont music scene with the Zombie Band, which has performed annually at The Press in Claremont for over a decade. He also performs soundboard and music production duties for Pomona College and the Claremont Colleges as well as for media such as HBO in Hollywood.
Selected Discography & Work
- The Big Balloon Theory - Moonwash Symphony (Colony Records, 1993)
- Below the Radio - Goldenboy (Compilation, Ultra Records, 2004)
- Underneath the Radio - Goldenboy (Eenie Meenie Records, 2006)
- Sleepwalker - Goldenboy (Eenie Meenie Records, 2011)
- "ZOMBIE BAND: STILL BRAINY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS". www.claremont-courier.com. Claremont Courier. October 28, 2017.
- "Check out Joe Atman at The Press Restaurant on Mar 1, 2017". Eventful.
- "Music Archives - OC Weekly". OC Weekly.
- "The Big Balloon Theory by Various Artists". rateyourmusic.com.
- "GOLDENBOY (Feat. Members of Elliot Smith, Eels, The Rentals), ADIOS AMIGO, GENIUS AND THE THIEVES". theeparkside.com.
- "The Phoenix New Times interview with Goldenboy's Shon Sullivan - Eenie Meenie Records". www.eeniemeenie.com.
- "JOE ATMAN - Inland Empire Weekly". ieweekly.com.
- "Jon Crawford - Credits - AllMusic". AllMusic.
- "Claremont Courier". www.claremont-courier.com.
- Jon Crawford on TwitterLua error in Module:WikidataCheck at line 23: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
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